National Hypertension Day | Blood pressure and heart rate should be up to standard

Text/Yangcheng Evening News All Media Reporter Zhang Hua

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October 8, 2022 is the 25th National Hypertension Day. According to statistics, the number of people with hypertension in my country is as high as 270 million, and it shows an increasing trend year by year. Hypertension is the main risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. However, the disease control rate of hypertension is only 16.8%, and the disease prevention and control situation is extremely grim.

On October 8th “National Hypertension Day”, according to the reporter’s understanding, large chain pharmacies in the country, such as Shuyu Pingmin Pharmacy Chain Co., Ltd., Sinopharm Holding Guoda Pharmacy Co., Ltd., Yunnan Jianzhijia Health Chain Store Co., Ltd., Gaoji Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Neptune Xingchen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Dashenlin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. and other pharmacies have simultaneously launched the chronic disease management service of “double-standard blood pressure and heart rate”. , blood pressure and heart rate self-measurement, disease education and other activities, so that patients can enjoy professional and convenient chronic disease management at home.

Blood pressure and heart rate “double standard”, “three high” chronic diseases need to be managed together

Heart rate management is one of the most neglected aspects of disease management in hypertensive patients.

According to relevant research data, more than 30% of hypertensive patients in my country have a rapid heart rate. The study found that the higher the heart rate, the greater the risk of myocardial infarction, heart failure and sudden death in hypertensive patients.

In patients with isolated hypertension, the control targets for blood pressure and heart rate are blood pressure, respectively

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